Homemade East Indian Chapati Bread

Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

My recipe for chapati flatbread.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. MEASURE the dry CHAPATI RECIPE ingredients first into large bowl of a food processor (omitting butter and water); PROCESS for 10 seconds; LEAVE processor running.
  2. ADD butter through feeder tube; PROCESS 10 seconds; POUR 2/3 cup water slowly through feeder tube of processor while running; PROCESS dough ingredients until it forms a ball, about one minute.
  3. REMOVE dough from processor.
  4. DIVIDE the dough into 8 equal portions; ROLL out each piece to a circle between 1/16-1/8 inch thick on a well-floured surface (for crispy chapatis roll dough to 1/16''); SPRINKLE one side with desired toppings and/or seeds; LIFT chapati gently with a metal spatula; SPRINKLE other side with toppings; GENTLY roll top surface with a rolling pin.
  5. PLACE a heavy iron skillet over high heat until steam rises from it: LOWER heat to medium; ADD the first chapati to the pan.
  6. TURN the chapati over with a spatula when it begins to brown and bubble slightly (press down any high bubbles with spatula if necessary).
  7. TURN chapati once again.
  8. REMOVE the cooked chapati from the pan; BASTE lightly with melted butter or ghee; KEEP warm in foil lined with a paper towel.
  9. REPEAT the same cooking process for the remaining chapatis.
  10. SERVE warm with your favorite Indian entree with CUCUMBER-MINT YOGURT SAUCE or Major Grey chutney and enjoy!